Friendly, competitive tennis on Greenwich's public courts

You are just a step away from joining our mixed-sex, singles league for men and women (aged 18+) of all standards.

If you have been meaning to get back into tennis or would like to meet new people to play, why not give it a go!

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This is how it works:

  • Players are organised into groups of between 5 to 9 people of a similar standard
  • It is a mixed sex, singles league, so men and women play each other
  • Groups are put together by standard and there can be any combination of men and women in a group (we do not guarantee a balance of men and women and you could be the only man in a group of women or vice versa!)
  • Contact details are emailed and posted to each player's account page
  • Players arrange their own matches
  • You can play on any court that suits both players

The league is:

  • For everyone over the age of 18
  • We welcome beginners as well as advanced players.
  • Don't worry that you won't be good enough - playing matches is the best way to improve, and we use an online questionnaire to assess people's ability so you play only people of a roughly similar level
  • Affiliated to the LTA For adults aged 18 years and above 

Key points

  • Matches are best of three sets; if a set reaches 6 games all it is decided by a tiebreak
  • The evening before the round starts you will receive an email with all the contact details of the players in your group. Contact details are also posted to your Account Page
  • Players are placed in groups according to past performance in the league and, for new players, their Player Standard Questionnaire
  • Each player attempts to play each of the other player on their group once during the round
  • A point is awarded for each set won
  • If you complete three matches before the midpoint of a round you receive 2 bonus points and a bonus prize (either a pair of Local Tennis Leagues dampeners, or a tube of tennis balls)
  • The winner of the group is the player with the most points at the end of the round
  • The winner of the group wins a voucher for £20 to be spent in the Local Tennis League online shop. A winner's certificate is also posted to the winner's Account Page as a PDF file.
  • Where possible, winners of groups are promoted to the group above for the next round.

See here for the complete rules and regulations

Getting started

New players will need to complete the player questionnaire before they can join a round. Once you’ve signed up, and for returning players you can join any of the upcoming rounds above.

For everything you need to know before you get started see the FAQs and review the Rules and Regulations, which all players agree to adhere to when playing in the leagues.

If there is anything else you need help with get in contact with Nigel, Sally and the team who will be happy to help!

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If you notice any of our venue information is out of date, missing court costs or opening hours please let us know.


Primary Venues

Hornfair Park

Charlton Park Lane, Charlton, London, SE18 4QH
Tel: 020 8856 7389
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Greenwich Park Tennis Centre

Royal Park, Greenwich, London, SE10 8QY
Tel: 020 8293 0276
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Blackheath Tennis Courts

Chesterfield Walk, London, SE10 8HJ
Tel: 020 8858 1692
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Other Venues

Eltham Park South

Glenesk Road, Eltham, SE9 1AN
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Ladywell Fields - North

London, SE13 7XG
Tel: 020 8318 3986
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Plumstead Common

Plumstead Common Road, Plumstead, London, SE18 7QR
Tel: 020 8921 6885
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Bostall Gardens

Viola Avenue, Abbey Wood, London, SE2 0TQ
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Coldharbour Leisure Centre

Chapel Farm Road, Eltham, London, SE9 3LX
Tel: 020 8851 8692
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Manor House Gardens

Taunton Road, Lee, London, SE12 8PB
Tel: 020 8318 3986
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Sidcup Place

Chislehurst Road, London, DA14 6BF
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Southwark Park

Southwark Park Road, London, SE16 2EH
full venue details »

Club Venues

Shooters Hill Lawn Tennis Club

Eaglesfield Road, London, SE18 3DA
full venue details »

"​I have to report my delight with the league. Although I have been losing in this round, it's an absolute pleasure to meet other players and to have to play out of my skin. My tennis has improved enormously. Also, these socks you supply are great. They have stopped the pain in my toes. Thanks,"

Angus Bearn

"I very much enjoyed winning some matches, for a change. Everyone was very nice and I enjoyed playing at a couple of new venues"

Roger Price

"It was enjoyable. Met some friendly familiar and new faces."

Graham Cutting

"I have enjoyed playing tennis this summer. I have met some interesting people and I was able to improve on my game whilst doing so. The league is really well organised and it's always a pleasure to take part in a new round. I hope I can do as well going forward,"

Thierry Cambray

"I love the idea of finding some matches and having competive matches eventually after some good practice"

"I'd like to thank everyone in the league for our matches and look forward to participating in another one of these leagues soon, "

Matt Humphrey

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Collapse AllGreenwich Singles - Round 33 | Thursday 31 January 2019 to Wednesday 27 March 2019 (Midpoint: Wednesday 27 February 2019)

Current Rankings:

  1. Arun Prakash [W1] 2
  2. Adrian Britton 8.1 [L1]
  3. Chris Marksberry
  4. Christian Schnee
  5. Matthew Barnett
  6. Rodrigo Dias
  7. Thierry Cambray 8.2

Match Results:

Arun Prakash bt Adrian Britton (Feb 9) 6-0, 6-1

Current Rankings:

  1. Carsten Hovestadt [W2] 4
  2. Luke Armitage [W1] 2
  3. Matus Tavel [W1] 2
  4. Andrew Lilley 8.2 [L1] 1
  5. Stephen Brown 9.1 [L2] 1
  6. Petko Petkoff 10.2 [L1]
  7. Bramwell Simiyu 9.2

Match Results:

Reveal CommentLuke Armitage bt Petko Petkoff (Feb 16) 6-3, 6-3

Player Comments:

  • "The first tennis since September for me and for Petko too due to his children's exams - I think we were both slightly rusty at the start; especially on serve! Petko had some good net play in the first set but I raced to a 4-1 lead, only to be roped back into a tussle at 4-3. My serve started to find its target and I prevailed. The second set was cut a bit short due to people waiting to play but we managed to get most of the games done quickly and I won the match."  -- Luke
Reveal CommentCarsten Hovestadt bt Stephen Brown (Feb 16) 7-5, 7-5

Player Comments:

  • "enjoyed the match, happy with my play even managed a couple of backhand winners"  -- Carsten
Matus Tavel bt Stephen Brown (Feb 9) 7-6 (7-5), 6-7 (6-8), 6-3
Reveal CommentCarsten Hovestadt bt Andrew Lilley (Feb 7) 7-6 (9-7), 3-6, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "lot of interesting points, good fair match"  -- Carsten

Current Rankings:

  1. Claire Houghton-Price [W1] 2
  2. Giles Thirkettle [W1] 2
  3. Angela Desmond [L1]
  4. Francis Ireland [L1]
  5. Chris Lock
  6. Jed Aukin
  7. Lee Wadhams 9.1

Match Results:

Reveal CommentGiles Thirkettle bt Angela Desmond (Feb 12) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "Good player and closer than the score suggests."  -- Giles
Claire Houghton-Price bt Francis Ireland (Feb 3) 6-2, 6-0

Current Rankings:

  1. Abdelaziz Elasmar 10.2 [W1] 2
  2. Tim Oxman 9.2 [L1]
  3. Alvar Santos
  4. Bernat Gabor
  5. Marco Ontano
  6. Paul Merry
  7. Penelope Zafiropoulos 10.1

Match Results:

Abdelaziz Elasmar bt Tim Oxman (Feb 9) 6-1, 6-2


Looking for previous matches? Visit the Greenwich archive.
The results listed here include the current and previous round of Singles matches for Greenwich.

Scoring Information:
You earn one point for every set you win. Players who complete three or more matches by the mid-point of the round receive 2 bonus points, and a bonus prize (typically a free can of HEAD tennis balls). Bonus prizes must be claimed within 28 days using the link posted to the player's Account page. The link is also emailed to players.

Please note, while matches tied at one set all may be completed with a matchtiebreak, singles matches completed to this shortened format, do not count toward bonus points.

Understanding the current rankings display: 
Player name, [LTA rating - if known], W - tally of wins, L - tally of  losses, UF - tally of unfinished matches] 'n' - points won (if bonus points have been won a  note to this effect is added) 

Reporters of results are encouraged to leave a comment on the "Report Your Score" form. Additional commentaries may be added by submitting a result revision (see the pencil icon next to your results)